Dr. Manish Shah is Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He received his undergraduate degree in Physics from Princeton University, his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, and completed his neurosurgery residency training at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. After residency, he completed fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at Washington University/St. Louis Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO under the tutelage of world-renown pediatric neurosurgeon, Professor Tae Sung Park. During his neurosurgical training, he completed an NIH T32 sponsored clinical, translational, and basic science research fellowship in Neurological Surgery, Radiology and Functional Neuroimaging under Professor Marcus Raichle. He also had additional training as a Specialist Registrar in Neurological Surgery at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, Ireland under Professor Ciaran Bolger, an expert in spine surgery.